Dr Michelle Harrison

Teaching fellow in French StudiesProfile photo.jpg

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Contact Details

Office:  ATT 1215

Tel: 0116 252 2695

Email: mh394@le.ac.uk


BA French and German, University of Liverpool

MA French Studies, University of Liverpool

PhD French Studies, University of Liverpool (PhD title: Managing France's Regional Languages: Language Policy in Bilingual Primary Education in Alsace)

Modules Taught and Coordinated:

FR1020 Beginners French

FR2010 Second Year Modern French (written language)

FR2032 Introduction to French Linguistics

FR3111 Final Year Modern French (written language)

Research interests:

Sociolinguistics; language policy; language-in-education policy; regional and minority languages; language policy and social media

In September 2015 Dr Michelle Harrison and Dr Aurélie Joubert organised a conference on the regional languages of France, see website for details: http://www2.le.ac.uk/departments/modern-languages/research-1/outreach-activities/Regional%20languages%20conference



Harrison, Michelle A. (2016) Alsatian versus Standard German: Regional language bilingual primary education in Alsace. Multilingua 35 (3). 277-303

Harrison, Michelle A. (2012) A Century of Changing Language Beliefs in Alsace. Modern and Contemporary France 20 (3). 357–374

Book reviews

Harrison, Michelle A. (2011) French Language Policy and the Multilingual Challenge: From Maastricht to an Enlarged Europe: A Study of Developments from 1992 to 2004 with Particular Reference to the Case of Gallo by John Shaun Nolan. Language Policy, 10, 1, 85–87

Harrison, Michelle A. (2010) Rights, Promotion and Integration Issues for Minority Languages in Europe by Susanna Petrot, Tom M. S. Priestly and Colin H. Williams (eds). Language Policy, 9, 2, 183–185

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